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Australia's policy of sending asylum-seekers offshore to camps in Papua New Guinea and Nauru will weigh on the budget and cost AU$2 billion (US$1.79 billion) over four years, officials said Tuesday.

Australian combat troops have completed their withdrawal from Afghanistan, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday, marking the end of the nation's longest war which left 40 of its soldiers dead.

Australia's High Court on Thursday struck down gay marriage in the nation's capital territory, in a case seen as a test of the legality of same-sex unions.
Australia court overturns gay marriage in capital


Australia's highest court struck down a landmark law on Thursday that had begun allowing the country's first gay marriages, shattering the dreams of more than two dozen same-sex newlyweds whose marriages will now be annulled less than a week after their weddings.
Australian court rejects law allowing gay marriage


Australia eased foreign ownership restrictions on Chinese state-owned coal firm Yanzhou Wednesday to help shore up the miner amid tough conditions in the sector.

Australia's first gay marriages were celebrated Saturday in the national capital Canberra, despite the prospect of a High Court decision ruling against the unions later this week.
Australia's first gay marriages held ahead of High Court ruling


Cutbacks to tuna fishing agreed to at a crucial Pacific regional fisheries conference to prevent over-fishing have fallen short of expectations, the head of the fisheries management body said Saturday.

Australia will not halt collecting intelligence on Indonesia but would work towards becoming its trusted partner, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday in the wake of damaging espionage allegations.

A group of asylum-seekers was found camped on a beach on Australia's remote Christmas Island Thursday, three days after their people-smuggling boat ran aground, reports said.

Australian councils, charities and churches that lost millions of dollars on risky investment products during the global financial crisis have agreed a settlement, the liquidator of Lehman Brothers Australia said Tuesday.
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